Thirunelveli, July 2: Ramkumar, accused of murdering Infosys techie Swathy, was arrested near Senkottai in Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Friday(July 1) night.
The 24-year-old was arrested by a police team at his village Ponpozhi near Senkottai, though not before a drama.
When the policemen surrounded him, Ramkumar slashed his neck in a bid to commit suicide and was admitted in the ICU at High Ground General Hospital in Palayamkottai in Nellai.
The police said Ramkumar conceded to his crime. He was staying near Swathy's residence in Choolaimedu in Chennai for the last three months.
Swathy was brutally hacked on the platform of Nungampakkam railway station on early morning of June 24.
Ramkumar's friend was also involved in the murder, said police sources.